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Mosandrite-(Ce) (Mosandrite)

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Mosandrit mit Eudialyt
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Mosandrit mit Eudialyt
Größe: 40x39 mm; Fundort: Kipawa-Komplex, Sheffield Lake, Villedieu Township, Témiscamingue Co., Quebéc, Kanada
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Location: Kanada/Québec/Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Region/Témiscamingue, RCM/Les Lacs-du-Témiscamingue/Kipawa-Komplex
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Mosandrit mit Eudialyt

Größe: 40x39 mm; Fundort: Kipawa-Komplex, Sheffield Lake, Villedieu Township, Témiscamingue Co., Quebéc, Kanada

Copyright: Michael Roarke
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Mosandrit
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Mosandrit
Fundort: Låven, Langesundsfjord, Vestfold, Norwegen; Kristall 6,5 cm
Copyright: Michael K.; Contribution: Michael K.
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Location: Norwegen/Vestfold og Telemark, Provinz/Larvik/Langesundsfjord/Laven (Skadön)
Mineral: Mosandrite-(Ce)
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Mosandrit

Fundort: Låven, Langesundsfjord, Vestfold, Norwegen; Kristall 6,5 cm

Collection: Michael K.
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Contribution: Michael K. 2010-01-10
Locality: Laven (Skadön) / Langesundsfjord / Larvik / Vestfold og Telemark, Provinz / Norwegen
Mosandrit
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Mosandrit
Steinbruch Saga, Tvedalen, Brunlanes, Vestfold, Norwegen, Länge der Kristalle ca. 10 cm
Copyright: Michael K.; Contribution: Michael K.
Collection: Michael K.
Location: Norwegen/Vestfold og Telemark, Provinz/Larvik/Tvedalen/Saga-Larvikit-Steinbruch
Mineral: Mosandrite-(Ce)
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Mosandrit

Steinbruch Saga, Tvedalen, Brunlanes, Vestfold, Norwegen, Länge der Kristalle ca. 10 cm

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Locality: Saga-Larvikit-Steinbruch / Tvedalen / Larvik / Vestfold og Telemark, Provinz / Norwegen
Mosandrit
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Mosandrit
Größe: 3,5 x 2,5 x 2 cm, Fundort: Kipawa-Komplex, Sheffield Lake, Villedieu Township, Témiscamingue Co., Quebéc, Kanada
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Größe: 3,5 x 2,5 x 2 cm, Fundort: Kipawa-Komplex, Sheffield Lake, Villedieu Township, Témiscamingue Co., Quebéc, Kanada

Copyright: Maggie Wilson
Contribution: thdun5 2011-02-20
Locality: Kipawa-Komplex / Les Lacs-du-Témiscamingue / Témiscamingue, RCM / Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Region / Québec / Kanada
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Mosandrit
Größe: 25 mm; Fundort: Barkevik, Langesundsfjord, Provinz Vestfold, Norwegen
Copyright: Rock Currier; Contribution: slugslayer
Collection: British Museum of Natural History
Location: Norwegen/Vestfold og Telemark, Provinz/Larvik/Langesundsfjord/Barkevik
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Mosandrit

Größe: 25 mm; Fundort: Barkevik, Langesundsfjord, Provinz Vestfold, Norwegen

Collection: British Museum of Natural History
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Locality: Barkevik / Langesundsfjord / Larvik / Vestfold og Telemark, Provinz / Norwegen
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Mosandrit
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Collectors Summary

Color gelblichgrün, braun
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Solubility +++ HCl
Crystal System monoklin, P21

Chemism

Chemical formula

Ti(☐,Ca,Na)3(Ca,REE)4(Si2O7)2[H2O,OH,F]4·H2O

Chemical composition

Calcium, Natrium, Silicium, Titan, Fluor, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff, Vakanz, REE

Unit weight: 780.664246378 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 39

Info

Empirical formula:

Ti(Vc0.6Ca0.3Na0.1)3(Ca0.75REE0.25)4(Si2O7)2[(H2O)0.6(OH)0.3F0.1]4·H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Vacancy

Vc

0.00

1.8

4.62

0.0000000

0.0000000

Hydrogen

H

1.03

8

20.51

1.0079470

8.0635760

Oxygen

O

38.12

18.6

47.69

15.9994300

297.5893980

Fluorine

F

0.97

0.4

1.03

18.9984033

7.5993613

Sodium

Na

0.88

0.3

0.77

22.9897702

6.8969311

Silicon

Si

14.39

4

10.26

28.0855300

112.3421200

Calcium

Ca

20.02

3.9

10.00

40.0784000

156.3057600

Titanium

Ti

6.13

1

2.56

47.8671000

47.8671000

Rare Earth

REE

18.45

1

2.56

144.0000000

144.0000000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 29.80, Nb2O5 : 6.63, TiO2 : 5.37, ZrO2 : 0.63, Y2O3 : 1.07, La2O3 : 2.64, Ce2O3 : 8.62, Pr2O3 : 1.36, Nd2O3 : 5.33, Sm2O3 : 0.98, CaO : 23.00, Na2O : 9.38, F : 6.57, Ln2O3 : 20.03 (Ref: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, (Monatshefte) 89)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.BE.20

9: Silikate (Germanate)
B: Gruppensilikate (Sorosilikate)
E: Si2O7 Gruppen mit zusätzlichen Anionen; Kationen in oktahedraler [6] und größerer Koordination
20:Mosandrit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/C.12-010

VIII: SILIKATE
C: Gruppensilikate
12: Gruppensilikate [Si2O7] 6-, mit tetraederfremden Anionen (O,OH,F); Reihe Mosandrit-Rosenbuschit

Classification by Hölzel

9.BG.100

9: SILICATES
B: Sorosilicates
G: Mosandrite-Group

Dana 8th edition

56.02.05.01

56: Sorosilicates Sorosilicate Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F. and H2O
02: Sorosilicates Sorosilicate Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F. and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
05: Mosandrite and related species

IMA status

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), nach Neudefinition (2016 s.p.) anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Seidozerite supergroup  ⇒ Rinkite group

Optical Properties

Color

gelblichgrün, braun

max. Birefringence

0.02

Birefringence chart\! Mosandrite-(Ce) title=Birefringence chart Mosandrite-(Ce)

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.65

RI value β

1.66

RI value γ / ε

1.67

Ri mean

1.66

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 65°!

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2

Space Group number

4

Space Group

P21

Cell parameters a (Å)

7.418

Cell parameters b (Å)

5.679

Cell parameters c (Å)

18.873

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.306

Cell parameters c/b

3.323

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

101.42

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

779.319

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

9.28(30),
2.945(100),
2.799(100),
2.706(70),
2.025(70),
1.853(100),
1.683(70),
1.587(70)

XRD chart Mosandrite-(Ce)

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

280 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.44 (gemessen)

3.327 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ HCl

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Erdmann, 1841

References

Dana's New Mineralogy, (Gaines et. al.), 8th edition, (1997), 1168

Marco Bellezza, Stefano Merlino, Natale Perchiazzi: Mosandrite: structural and crystal-chemical relationships with rinkite. Can Mineral 47 (2009) S.897-908. Neudefinition

IMA 09-C, redefinition, Neue Mineralien, IMA Web-Seite, Okt. 2009

CNMNC Newsletter No. 33, October 2016, Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1135–1144. [umbenannt zu -(Ce)]

IMA group assignments


 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
Ti(☐,Ca,Na)3(Ca,REE)4(Si2O7)2[H2O,OH,F]4·H2O
monoklin
P21

 
 
 
NbNa3Ca3(Ce,La,Pr,Nd)(Si2O7)2OF3
monoklin
P21/a

 
 
 
Na(Na,Ca)2(Ca,Ce)4(Ti,Nb)[(O,F)2I(Si2O7)2]
monoklin
P21

 
 
 
Na2Ca4YTi(Si2O7)2OF3
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
Na4MnZr2Ti(Si2O7)2O2F2
monoklin
P2/c

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German

Mosandrit-(Ce)

Spanish

Mosandrita

French

Mosandrite

English

Mosandrite-(Ce)

CNMNC Newsletter No. 33, October 2016, Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1135–1144. [umbenannt zu -(Ce)]

Russian

Мозандрит

old name

German

Mosandrit

English

Mosandrite

Alternative Name

German

Hydrorinkolit

Spanish

Hydrorinkolita

Hydrorinkolite

German

Johnstrupit

Spanish

Johnstrupita

Johnstrupite

German

Lovchorrit

Spanish

Lovchorrita

German

Rincolit

Spanish

Rincolita

Rincolite

Spanish

Rinkolita

English

Rinkolite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Msd-Ce

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